What should investors know about the potential impact of taxes, short-term interest rate changes and, the corporate credit cycle on fixed income markets? Our analysts also discuss additional topics that include customized liquidity management solutions and advantages of active management.
Dan Carter, Austin Kummer, Tim Policinski, Brad Sikora
Fort Washington's Multi-Asset approach overcomes shortcomings associated with traditional balanced stock/bond portfolios while adding value through active management. Improper measurement of risk and an inability to actively allocate risk can yield disappointing results, and the COVID-19 crisis is the latest example of this. Fort Washington employs two proprietary tools designed to overcome this.
Sudden changes in the municipal market over the past week occurred because of the extreme volatility in the markets since the outbreak of the coronavirus. A senior portfolio manager breaks down the one-week change in municipal yields and provides an update on the market.
Investment grade corporates were the worst performing major asset class in May of 2018, but now they have generated strong absolute returns of more than 10% and also outperformed both equities and other fixed income sectors on a relative basis.
This article explains common multi-asset fixed income approaches, including Core, Core Plus, Multi-Sector, and Unconstrained fixed income strategies. A non-traditional fixed income allocation can complement Core and Core Plus strategies, act as a standalone fixed income solution for those wanting to add more portfolio risk, or serve as a substitute to equity strategies.
This article discusses Fort Washington's Flexible Income Strategy, which is designed to provide investors with a high level of current income and capital protection with differentiated returns compared to traditional fixed income